How to make Spinach With Prawns - Prawns cooked in spinach

This recipe is from the book Kadai Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Fresh Spinach Leaves, Prawns

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Spinach With Prawns

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Spinach With Prawns
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spinach With Prawns Recipe

  • Fresh Spinach Leaves 1 medium

  • Prawns peeled and deveined 36

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomato pureed 6 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat the oil in a kadai; add the mustard seeds and fennel seeds and sauté till the seeds begin to splutter.

Step 2

Add the onion and sauté until they begin to colour.

Step 3

Add the ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for one minute. Add the coriander powder and chilli powder and sauté for one minute longer.

Step 4

Add the tomato purée and continue to cook till the oil separates.

Step 5

Add the spinach and cook till the leaves begins to wilt. Add the prawns and salt. Cook, uncovered, for six or seven minutes.

Step 6

Stir in the garam masala powder and cook for one more minute. Serve hot.

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